Early Guest Stars Announced Incl: The legendary La La Brooks of The Crystals , 2 x Tony Winner Michael Cerveris, Alt-Country Star Laura Cantrell, Cáit O'Riordan of The Pogues, Albert Bouchard of Blue Oyster Cult, Billy Campion of The Bogmen, Ellen Foley (The Clash, Meatloaf ) Handsome Dick Manitoba of The Dictators, James Mastro (Ian Hunter) John S Hall of King Missile, Sherryl Marshall (Denis Leary) Tricia Scotti (Ronnie Spector). & Dozens more TBA !
A beloved NYC institution since 1999 "Joe Hurley's All-Star Irish Rock-A-Palooza receives rave reviews every year as the biggest St Pat's party in town. Hurley himself is revered for his soulful baritone"
NEW YORK MAGAZINE
NYC's FINEST SING IRELAND's GREATEST !
The extravaganza celebrates Ireland's musical gifts to the world as guests dive into the 'Great Irish Songbook' , performing the timeless classics of Thin Lizzy, Van Morrison, The Undertones, SLF, Pogues, U2, Sinéad O'Connor, Brendan Behan, The Dubliners, Declan McManus, Morrisey, John Lydon,The Clancys, Boomtown Rats, trad & acapella beauties,& rebel songs.
Hosted by Joe Hurley & Edward Rogers, the Irish Rock Revue has seen 19 years of extraordinary guests & overseas surprises in venues incl: Webster Hall, Bowery Ballroom, Lincoln Center & last summer, Outdoors In The Rockaways
"Gathering friends and performers from punk legends to Broadway Stars, best-selling novelists to star comedians, R&R Hall-Of Famers to NYC luminaries & up & coming local singers, I recommend the same thing every year because it is clearly the best party of them all. Rogue's March maestro Joe Hurley puts on a raucous show called the All-Star Irish Rock Revue. If you've never been, you've yet to celebrate St Pat's in NYC. It's that simple "
THE IRISH VOICE
From the punk of The Undertones 'Teenage Kicks' to the soul of Van's 'Domino', the pure rock bliss of Thin Lizzy's 'The Boys Are Back in Town' to the poetry of 'Raglan Road' & 'Sally Maclennan' the songs of the Irish are sung by a wildly diverse group from all cultural backgrounds. Of Ireland..For everyone
"The Irish Rock Revue is crammed full of astonishing talent"
New York Daily News
"With all these great artists on one stage, it's no wonder Joe Hurley's Irish Rock Revue is the biggest St Patrick's Day Party in town"
Irish Examiner USA
2017 All-Star Guests TBA Shortly !
"This annual revue consistently receives great reviews thanks to its unique and powerful performances. Past guests range from syllable-swallowing singer Eugene Hutz to Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris, so Hurley definitely knows the power of diversity even within the confines of Irish music. Just as you don't need to be Irish to enjoy St. Patrick's Day, this crowd-pleasing revue is no nationality required"
Joe Hurley, Keith Richards & Johnny Depp's 23 CD Box Set 'LIFE' was the winner of 2 Audie Awards. Hurley's CD w National Book Award Winner Colum McCann, 'Let The Great World Spin' was termed 'Magnificent' by New York Post
Hurley is the Artistic Director of Ourland Fest. The 3 Stage Fest debuted at Lincoln Center, was the subject of 2 PBS Specials, & featured the All-Star Irish Rock Revue as it's evening finale.
A London-bred, Irish-blooded New Yorker, Hurley leads 2 Bands, Rogue's March & The Gents. He has sung w/ The Chieftains, Marianne Faithfull, PJ Harvey, Shane MacGowan, Flogging Molly, Nick Drake Orchestra, Prefab Sprout, Judy Collins, Sam Shepard, Steve Wynn, Jimmy Webb, Amy Rigby, Laura Cantrell The Waco Brothers, Annie Golden, Willie Nile, Lisa Ronson among many.
He has performed at Lincoln Centre, Central Park SummerStage, The Delacorte Theatre, The Public Theater, Vans Warped Tour, Guinness Fleadhs , Belfast Fleadh, Deauville Film Festival, & was recently Artist In Residence at The Berlin International LiteraturFest.
"NYC Musical luminary Joe Hurley strikes a chord with audiences across the globe" PLAYBACK MAGAZINE.
"Joe Hurley is one of the city's deepest pop singers,both in his vocal range and in the level of his soulfulness. His recent interpretation of 'One For My Baby' was mesmerizing"
THE NEW YORKER
Joe Hurley's All-Star Irish Rock Revue : Cast of 1000s. & Joe Hurley & The Gents
SAT 3/11 Highline Ballroom, NYC !